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China shows off COVID-19 vaccines for first time
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China shows off COVID-19 vaccines for first time

Beijing: China has put its home-grown coronavirus vaccines on display recently for the first time, as the country where the contagion was discovered looks to shape the narrative surrounding the pandemic. High hopes hang on the small vials of liquid on show at a Beijing trade fair – vaccine candidates produced by Chinese companies Sinovac…

WHO all set to improve healthcare, relief work in Pakistan
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WHO all set to improve healthcare, relief work in Pakistan

QUETTA: The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently agreed to assist the Balochistan government in its flood relief activities and to improve the provincial healthcare system. WHO Pakistan representative, Dr Palitha Gunarathana Mahipala said this in a meeting with health officials, which was also attended by Parliamentary Secretary Dr Rubaba Buledi and Health Secretary Mir Dostain…

COVID-19: Health ministry issues return to work guidelines for dental care services
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COVID-19: Health ministry issues return to work guidelines for dental care services

Karachi: The Ministry of National Health Services and Regulations and Cooperation (NHSRC) recently released fresh guidelines for dentists who are resuming their practices again in COVID-19 Pandemic. The detailed official document included recommendations that were in continuation of initial guidelines issued by the ministry earlier. According to the new guidelines, dental care settings invariably carry…

Global coronavirus death toll passes 650,000
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Global coronavirus death toll passes 650,000

PARIS: Recorded deaths from the coronavirus passed 650,000 recently as the disease surged back at hotspots in Asia, Europe and the Americas, prompting renewed restrictions, targeted lockdowns and compulsory mask-wearing orders. Australia has been rocked by its deadliest surge since the start of the pandemic, Hong Kong is experiencing record daily numbers and Spain`s caseload…

Are you neglecting your clinic during lockdown?
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Are you neglecting your clinic during lockdown?

By Dr Muattar Hanif With the surge of COVID-19, the government has imposed restrictions and even imposed smart lockdown in many cities of Pakistan. Amidst all this chaos, many dental health professionals kept open their practices, while others opted for specific timings to cater to emergency cases only. But the impact of COVID-19 has affected…

1,089 new COVID-19 cases emerge in Sindh
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1,089 new COVID-19 cases emerge in Sindh

KARACHI: Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah recently said the coronavirus claimed 31 more lives, lifting the death toll to 1,826 while infecting 1,089 others, raising the tally to 106,622. In a statement issued here from the CM House, he said that overnight 8,929 samples were tested which detected 1,089 cases, constituting a 12 per…

Russia completes human trials of COVID-19 Vaccine
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Russia completes human trials of COVID-19 Vaccine

After Brazil was the first emerging market to get a test drive of the Oxford University coronavirus vaccine, it’s Russia that is the first to complete human trials. Elena Smolyarchuk, the chief researcher for the Russian Center for Clinical Research on Medications at Sechenov University, told TASS newswire on Sunday that human trials for the…

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